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Most Americans Eat Too Frequently to Achieve Weight Loss

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  • Most Americans eat four to 15 times a day, spread out over 15 hours, and most consume a majority of their calories in the late evening. This type of eating pattern is a recipe for weight gain and metabolic dysfunction
  • Intermittent fasting is a highly effective way to shed excess weight as it helps improve your insulin and leptin sensitivity, and “resets” your body to more effectively burn fat for fuel
  • Also avoid eating three to six hours before bedtime, because adding excess fuel at this time will generate excessive free radicals that damage your tissues, accelerate aging, radically increase your cancer risk, and contribute to chronic disease

By Dr. Mercola

While there are many potential factors contributing to unsuccessful weight loss, if you're struggling with excess weight then when you eat may be just as important as what you eat.


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